Geoff Meggs is a Vancouver city councillor and a former communications director to Premier Glen Clark and Vancouver mayor Larry Campbell. As a journalist, he edited The Fisherman and wrote Salmon: The Decline of the West Coast Fishery (Douglas & McIntyre, 1991), which won the Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing and Cork Lines and Canning Lines: The Glory Years of Fishing on the West Coast, with Duncan Stacey (Douglas &
Rod Mickleburgh is a senior writer for the Globe & Mail, based in Vancouver. During his long career he has worked for the Penticton Herald, Prince George Citizen, Vernon News, Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Province and CBC TV. In 1994, he was a co-winner of the Michener and in 1993 was nominated for a National Newspaper Award. His previous book, Rare Courage (McClelland and Stewart, 2005), profiled Canadian veterans of World War II.